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support during this process. mayor lee has been an incredible friend to our technology community as doing incredible things for our great city. and, mayor lee, i want to thank you and introduce our great mayor, mayor ed lee. (applause) >> thank you, mark. welcome, everybody, to balboa park. and i know we have a couple of hosts and i want to meet and recognize of course our recreation and park department. phil is here. he'll speak in a minute. also recognizing john avalos, our supervisor for this district. but often a voice at the board in this city about issues of equity, and that is why i think it's important that we announced it at a place like balboa park. i live here just literally two minutes away, so, i often see this park completely crowded with so many families, especially with all the great improvements that rec and park has put in, in collaboration with the supervisor, because i know that some of his discretionary funding has often gone in to support efforts here and, of course, across the street with the challenges of the -- both the bart and the muni station. but it is all abo
a leader in our technology community and our technology economy across our country and now we get to continue to play a role in being a leader bringing technology solutions to improve the lives of our residents here in our city. it's been a privilege to work on this project and to lead this effort the last two years and look forward to bringing the broader vision of free wi-fi across san francisco in the next few years with all the partners behind me today. this has been a strong collaboration on behalf of a lot of partners. in particular, google, sf city, our recreation and park department as well as our department of technology, and i want to thank all of those involved. this project started a little over two years ago with a conversation i had with an old family friend from google. and i want to take a moment to thank the entire google team that worked on this project. it's been two years, so, it's touched a lot of desks and had a lot of approvals and in particular want to thank veronika bell who is here from google for stepping p. up. google is providing a financial gift of $6
cities. we are forming new partnerships for the very technology industry companies that are beginning and have been locating here in san francisco to help us create the new workforce. because if we don't can certainly create that workforce it'll be created by somebody else for other people. so we formed a training row graham in 19 san francisco residents of diverse backgrounds to the jobs in the tech sector called tech sf. they've already began to enroll their graduates into the very technology company that are successfully locating here in the city. as i said earlier, were making progress in our public school system. test scores are at an all-time high in truancy is down in our school district, where one of the highest performance entities in the state broadly satisfied with that because we know ours middle schools are not good enough. were going to get the good were going to get to parental engagement in our middle schools. that's where the downfall that the two lindsay is at. we will help them to exceed. we will deliver even more resources and tax. in fact, this year the city of sa
sf thank you and today sports 6 hundred members of our technology companies that point to experience not only the use of technology but also express their compassion for the city in giving back to a city that's helped them be successful. today, we have four very special sponsors and thank you for keeping your rates down. sprint for keeping us communicated prima facia. and virgin mobile and assurance wireless. their not only sponsors here but have brought anti volunteers and every time we get those opportunities you know what it's like first year perhaps for the first time looking somebody in the eye and saying i care about where you're going and i don't want you to necessarily live the rough-and-tumble street life. get some she felt and food and take a moment and think about what's happening next week. we care about your background. we know there may not be other supporters in your life. we care about you a because we know about life and want to share >> compassion in san francisco. this is what project homeless is all about and hopefully with that opportunity something might occur
and be ready in the science and technology or other fields of that era? will they be able to interact, appreciate and love and more diverse setting than we've ever seen before? our job today is for the answer and 2029 to be not just, yes we can, but yes, we did. it is now my honor to introduce the mayor of our great city and county of san francisco, and lee. i've known him and admired him since his days as a civil rights attorney at the asian law caucus. mayor lee has worked hard to keep the economy and economic recovery on track. to create jobs for our residents. mayor lee keeps his focus on making san francisco a city that celebrates diversity and leads the way in job creation innovation, education, healthcare, and the environment for future generations. mayor lee began his career in civil rights as a community activist. he later served as director of our san francisco human rights commission fighting for people who weren't able to have their voices heard. now as mayor, he continues the fight closing people i implement programs and services that help our most vulnerable communities
community, southeast asian community, all of them, they want to hear how they can innovate technology with everyone else and how they can improve lives ~. technology is there for our use and one of the reasons we support it is it's got to improve our lives for everybody. you cannot improve one's life if you're not communicating with people that speak spanish only. or in the shadows. this is why we're making this announcement. we're also making a timely announcement and adrian is very strategic on this because we are having a national conversation about immigration. we have to pass comprehensive immigration reform in this country. senate has done part of it. (applause) >> we have to get -- we have to get this agenda today rest of congress, to the house of cogv. it's a big, big challenge. the president, our senators, our leader pelosi, senator feinstein, they're all engaged. we have to push very hard. and i think our voices are going to be that much stronger if we add an additional 100,000 people on our way to citizenship because that's the full circle. and that's why we need immigratio
by envision education, incorporated of its metropolitan arts and technology charter school, effective august 1st, 2013. roll call, please, ms. [speaker not understood]. yes, difficult need a motion. thank you. >> second. >> thank you. i heard motion and i just went right on. thank you for the second, vice president fewer. roll call please ms. castro. >> thank you. mr. logan? >> yes. >> ms. fewer? >> yes. >> mr. haney? >> yes. >> ms. maufas? >> yes. >> ms. mendoza? >> yes. >> dr. murase? >> aye. >> ms. wynns? >> aye. >> thank you. [speaker not understood]? >> yes. >> 7 ayes. >> now i'd hear a motion for 138-13 sp2 which is the resolution to accept the voluntary closure by envision of metropolitan arts and technology charter school effective august 1st, 2013. motion and a second. >> moved. >> second. >> thank you. may you please read the recommendation, mr. davis? >> yes, i will, thank you, president norton. superintendent's proposal 138-13 sp2 accept the voluntary closure by envision education, incorporated, of its metropolitan arts & technology charter school effective august 1st 2013 whereas
to us. >> i extend our congratulations. >> next for finance and technology we'll ask our folks to come forward. >> good afternoon. >> thank you so much. i want to introduce josh from our store room. many of you may not know this but every bus that goes out must have their parts and it's like josh and his team all lined up in the back. angela joshs boss wants to speak but thank you josh. we'll continue to bring in technology and improve the whole process going forward. >> good afternoon. >> good afternoon, commissioners. josh has been a 192 the store keeper since may 2007. josh is responsible for receiving parts delivers and mar that the parts are given out. he's a serious worker. also ready to help out. in the group of 192 the store keepers josh stands out because of his willingness to help. in addition to making suggestions for improvement. he's been selected for this award because of his dedication to the agency and his departmental issues such as working tools and forklifts and encouraging he teamwork for the entire store room. while it may not seem like much to so he's a leader
the technology they can over this some kind of personal training. it's a good idea to get the information out but not to make it, too or arbitrary but someone can make it difficult and expensive for drivers >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> (calling names). >> i'm here speaking in support of this item very stronl when we're trying to distinct the services one of the things is professional drivers. and despite the prop gaped there are thirty million fairs give in a year and the level of service overall is excellent. so despite what you hear the fact of the drivers their ambassadors and the drivers do the bulk of the driving and the fact is many taxi drivers are heroes they pick up the disabled and people in cheers because we have not taken care of those services but the fact is taxi drivers are professional. the more we can distinguish f that the better. we have no standards of training. we have private companies that train drivers and we need a much higher level of services. we need more accident control and make sure that drivers are communicated with so the equipment in the vehicle i
got a very simple technology and the company never have the technology. we need to have a consumer contact on the phone on a one-on-one >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> (calling names). >> thank you very much. will leveling years ago 3 billion asking price for google. oh, they don't have oversight. they lost the fat cash and this is happening about three years ago. i remember that the u about her taxi industry. so they give up and started with a limousine. so the cab driver don't fight are we're a soldier but i have no weapon. lower the price because i make $5,600 per month without the car. the driver had to maintain their own car how can they make living now they shift their contract to the hoover count. before you kind of pro rich policy. what is pro rich like egypt's they have no food. i good along with the cab driver too much. we have to service to the public. i go out to the street but i need a medallion i want to do this in the right way but you don't give the right chance. you know, how many drivers sign up in the hoover office. they give up hundreds of dollars every
of themselves. this is what happens in our city when you combine the technology companies and you combine them with the hearts that have been there with the associate programs and departments and, yes i'm going to continue to expand those programs. i understand that as we create for shelter it has to have ongoing services and we're concentrating on those services. people have to be able to change their minds about things and they can't do that with too much challenge. and this level of comfort likewise us to have that conversations and it's with you the volunteers we get this special opportunity to do that. i want to say from the bottom of my heart and as the representative for all san francisco thank you, thank you, thank you for all you're great work, bring forgot the love of this city and make sure we continue with generations of other people we've got to continue being helpful and this is what san francisco is all about. thank you for being great san franciscans (clapping) >> as we think of our 50th event we think about what the mayor said this is a city of compassion. there have been 23
for such an over burdened department undergoing this great technological change. why has it taken so long? when can a permanent director be in place? there is a big backlog of unresolved building violations. and you, saw the press about 308 turk regarding these. and the district attorney office has even formed a special multidepartment committee. something in the process is broken and stuck and there is something that needs to be fixed and abatement appeals board this morning heard two sets of notice of violations dating to 2009. and so, we also noted all of the tao*uls tools available have not been used, enforcement has not been consistent and fees and costs consistently collected. this sends a dangerous message, and could smack of favoritism or that those who could afford the attorneys can get better treatment than those who can't. >> the excellent technology will only provide its benefits which are many, if the people are fully trained and the system is fully embraced by management. all management. and what where we sympathize, the department has been so busy keeping its head above water, that a
project and i'm going to let rose blooming explain this. it's a new technology used to connected with clients. so as we continue to be innovative we're participating with other. go ahead rose >> thanks. so you won't be surprised to here like all of you i'm here to help our community. but i'm here to a launch my start up so here's the launch. yeah. (clapping) >> hand up is a new hand up program it lets you sdmoot directly to folks using a text message and it can only be used for food and clothing through project connect (clapping) so we're going to be signing up about 70 people today and you can invite their profiles it's hand up dot us our website. i'd like to thank mr. dusty and the mayor's office of innovation and the mayor thank you. i want to thank our start up inincubator and, of course, project homeless connection our partners and people who are putting together this incredible event so give an applause for them too. thanks guys check us out on line. who wants the shirts >> thank you all go ahead and stay seated for the volunteer training. i'll be here so stop by and say
was jaime [speaker not understood] who was a google -- a google technology speaker. but it's a misnomer. he really talks about technology, not necessarily from google's perspective, but how technology is changing the word. ~ world. he is fascinating to talk about what our kids know and know what to do as opposed to all of us. so, he was engaging. he was very, very entertaining. and we hope to provide a video of what he talked about to all of us here. >> and i know commissioner mendoza wants to give a report. i just also want to adi heard from the leadership of our union today that they were very happy with the presentation today. they thought it was really interesting and really well put together. so, i wanted to just pass that along because i think that's important to know. so, well done. congratulations. commissioner mendoza. >> thank you. so, there were a couple of shout outs i wanted to give, too, on a lot of the training that's been happening over the course of the week. you guys have been extremely busy. the project management training that was put on earlier this week was fantastic.
the other -- >> right now we're thinking solar. solar seems to be the only technology that has been responding to feed-in tariffs in other communities with similar tariff structures that we're considering. so, even if we wanted cogeneration, we don't think we'd get any takers. >> you know what price you were thinking about setting the feeder tariff at? >> new york ~ no, we have someone analyzing that now. we're thinking about having a low price initially, and then if we don't get any interest, we'll increase it incrementally until we get some takers. as you all know, solar technology, the price of solar technology has come way down in the last two years. we might be able to do some interest at 9 or 10 or 11 cents a kilowatt hour. >> when we look at the jobs, we have a number of speakers that have come here before. so, let me be clear. these jobs created here in the city? >> they would be created, yes, wherever we spent the money. if there was, for example, if the city decided to construct a solar project at sunol -- >> yeah. >> -- could be for city residents. it could be for others.
and other technological tools that you might need but i do hope that that makes it into a response. and to the recommendations, just to put it down formally because it is an important part of the system that we have in the city to respond to substandard housing. >> thank you, >> thank you. >> and i believe that commissioner. >> we fully discussed. and so... >> and so commissioners. >> my apologies. >> how could you forget me? >> my name is drake gardener and i am a development consultant and a design consultant and we participate in the commission and we would like to address the issue of pointing a permanent director as soon as possible. we feel that, that that is, urgent. and that this group is running the department now has been a tremendous job. and they are working with the community, and to establish policies that you know, are working and they are dealing with these issues that the grand jury has brought up and they have been for years now. and they are making great process, and one of the biggest things that they have done is get the planning department involved with this g
. 60% larger. that means more books, more media, wonderful technology, wi-fi access. if you envision this space and if you look that way you have a wonderful adult area. as you walk in from the mason street side, you have an amazing teen center for all the young adults. absolutely. yelling back here, [ applause ] . that was our deputy city librarian, what can we say? a wonderful space for children. this north beach library serves over 30,000 diverse residents and it's way overdue to have a state-of-the-art library. clean it's really a true partnership with our city departments and i want to thank our dpw folks and their team. mindy, lena, fantastic work in managing this project. [ applause ] and another superb partner in phil ginsburg, rec and park, thank you. [ applause ] this is going to be an amazing space that ties together the joe dimaggio park and you will hear more about that. it's wonderful to know that it really creates an amazing civic space for north beach and it wouldn't happen wouldn't fantastic support from the community. julie christinsen, a shout out to you. [ appl
along with technology today to solve those problems. you need medicaid data and the fbi intelligence practitioner for homeland security use to catch those people. they're out there but no one's looking for them. when you turn up a murderer here you only found out one thing it was inadversely come about. and last but not least we have one supervisor here eric mar that tried to put together a program tattoo ban society at large for the killing for a police officer who said it was okay. because it happened so long ago. it happens as long as ago we 140u7bd u shouldn't be bordered with this stuff. but that's the problem it's more important than the stuff you're doing tonight. or get a program going to solve the unsolved murderers i believe there are owning over one thousand >> all right. for members of the public in those on sfgovtv watching this now. i feel compelled to point out the san francisco police department has not given up. if you are not here at the beginning of the chief reports there's an officer the head of homicide who came and gave a detailed report on the efforts stil
by removing parking. and finally we want again to caution that implementing transit signal priority technology can be both a good and bad thing. in chinatown over the last 36 years we found that we always try to reach a balance with the different uses. and if buses always get priority it would create gridlock again. thank you >> thank you. >> good afternoon i was given the privilege of speaking out of order so i'm not the person whose name appears after chin. i'm michael and i live on libl street. i'm an immigrant from the northeast coast. i had the privilege of living in the areas of europe market and the area between russian and knob hill i guess it's the extended chinatown and on the windy hilly part of the valley and had experience working with the same organization with muni and was involved with the planning staff. one quick comment it seems like we're getting questions today an individual proposals as well as some of the general proposals that maybe are couched in terms of the eir itself. in terms of the bus bulks i want to argue them with the previous speakers but i presume the eir a
's strategy that used technology to improve and make a difference in people's lives. i'm introducing this because we know that the resources by making them useable in the community we can help fuel entrepreneurship. and this will continue to create jobs in san francisco. plastic one thing a new officer b will be responsible for drafting rules and common technical standards such as data being available and that's in conjunction with the city attorney's office. since the city is also are not only for the data they will be on systems so people can assessing access they're on medical records or permanent plagues. the data is intended to transform the individual data for the services in san francisco. it follows a national movement to give residents access to their own data. it establishes technical glz for the data coordinator. this will make the data more assessable. the date will be released and the documents for rp s and licensing requirement. the data will be available in memorandum and other formats using the most update standards. the following deadlines are going to be effected. w
of technology like music streamlining applications. we have got a tremendous service in at&t products. and this explains that during periods of high use there's a service gap in the area bored by lake and 7th avenues and this map - shows the significant gap area and where we were looking for our search ring for a new location >> thank you, sir. >> the gap includes sections of california street a heavy driven road. and california street is a main though fair for san francisco. this gap was confirmed by the city's professional folks. many hammond is here to answer any questions about the radio frequency. the redesign is the least intrusive means by which to close the gap. a detailed analysis which was mentioned and i want to say that there were other sites that are lower preference but because they were 150ur7bd by higher buildings it wouldn't be useful for our needs >> thank you. >> thank you planning commission meetings there was a design issue. as shown in the photographs that were provided to you at&t has submitted 9 different designs and working with the planning department to
. this is concerning the priefks of wireless technology. the process for the city to review use permits for the stations has been open. but we've been trying for 34 months to get at&t proposed installation and even though their staff said they'll provided answers they haven't this is maybe because they want to remain highly. also, they started the installation and that's been granted we can't help be believe that the at&t believes they're to go ahead without a permit. incidentally they've been sighed. and there's nothing clear about this and we urge the board of supervisors to add something thirty to their agenda before the work cabins >> thank you. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> ladies and gentlemen of the audience and supervisors thank you for letting me speak for the second time this evening. for this speech are two major items for the taxi industry. under the mta we have degender under pure chaos. we had protection from the police today their proliferating at a rate that seems to be some phenomena on a friday or saturday night i watched 7 city cabs pick up folks at will.
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